Congressional Ethics Enforcement

Panelists talked about efforts of the 110th Congress to reform ethics and enforce new regulations on lobbying, the appropriations process,… read more

Panelists talked about efforts of the 110th Congress to reform ethics and enforce new regulations on lobbying, the appropriations process, and gifts to members. Topics included proposed reforms by the new Democratic House majority, the influence of partisanship on the enforcement of ethics rules, possible tasks for an independent ethics office, and prospects for an effective ethics program in the current political environment. They also answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Dennis F. Thompson Founding Director Harvard University->Safra (Edmond J.) Foundation Center for Ethics
  • Karen Tumulty National Correspondent Time Magazine->Politics
  • Donald Wolfensberger Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Congress Project
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Congressional Ethics Enforcement

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Program ID:
196208-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2007
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2007

Airing Details

  • Jan 16, 2007 | 9:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2007 | 8:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2007 | 4:23pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2007 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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